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Mobile apps to become $17.5 billion market in two years

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Mar 2010 1:38

Mobile apps to become $17.5 billion market in two years According to a new study by GetJar, the market for mobile apps will grow to $17.5 billion USD by 2012, with mobile application downloads jumping from 7 billion to 50 billion.
"It is easy to see how mobile apps will eclipse the traditional desktop Internet," GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs says. "It makes perfect sense that mobile devices will kill the desktop."

GetJar is the second largest App store in the world behind Apple's.

The App Store currently has 150,000 apps, the Android Market has 30,000 and other stores such as RIM's and Nokia's continue to grow.

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